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Beer spill ties up highway

WASHINGTON (AP) — We know drinking and driving don’t mix. And in this case, a trucker hauling something people love to drink ended up in a strange mix on a major Washington D.C. area road. A tractor trailer carrying more than 4,000 cans of beer struck a guard rail early Tuesday morning —

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Woman wrestles attacking fox into scalding pot

GRAY, Maine (AP) — A fox that was attacking a Maine woman quickly found its goose was cooked when she wrestled into a pot meant for scalding chickens. Thirty-seven-year-old Eliza Ruth Watson, of Gray, tried to scare the fox away while she was gardening Thursday. The Sun Journal reports the

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Bald Eagles nesting in Arizona saguaro catcuses

PHOENIX (AP) — It’s a finding one wildlife official in Arizona calls “amazing.” For the first time in nearly a century, bald eagles have been spotted nesting in a saguaro cactus. The Arizona Game and Fish Department says biologists found a pair of eagles — and their eaglets — nestled

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Route 66 sign in New Mexico being removed

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — As the old song says, you can still get your kicks on Route 66. But there won’t be one special landmark along the iconic road anymore. Officials at the Mountain Lodge Motel near Albuquerque, New Mexico say the sign for the venue has been removed. The sign, which

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